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‘Clericalism is bad for priests and laity’

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His recent nomination as cardinal, the Pope’s letter to the new cardinals, the Congregation’s work, a priest’s identikit and the clericalism risk: Just a few days before the Consistory, during which he will receive the red biretta, the Prefect Beniamino Stella talks to Vatican Insider about his first few months as head of the dicastery [...]


A cardinal for the nation and the world

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As Filipino Catholics welcomed Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle’s elevation to the rank of Cardinal at the papal consistory in Rome on Saturday,  fresh hopes seemed to emerge of a much bigger role for the Philippine Catholic Church in re-energizing the nation and in evangelizing and re-Christianizing the rest of the world. The Cardinals of [...]


Archbishop Tagle laments ‘practical atheism’

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Fresh from the Vatican, new Cardinal-designate Luis Antonio Tagle lamented ‘practical atheism’ as one of the major obstacles to evangelization. The leader of the Manila’s Catholic Church stressed in his homily before a throng of churchgoers at a parish church in Paco that some Filipinos’ faith are better said than done. He said that some [...]


Saints, cardinals

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The coming elevation of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle to the rank of a cardinal has been making news not just here but overseas, complete with talk of his becoming another “papabile” or  possible Pope. He impressed many fellow bishops as well as other religious and lay observers during the just concluded Synod of Bishops [...]


Church politics

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Developments in the Catholic Church have never been more interesting for the mainstream media than they have been these past couple of weeks. First, the canonization of the Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod, and in just a matter of days, the announcement by Pope Benedict XVI naming Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle to the College of [...]


A year of faith

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This year, 2012, has been fittingly declared by the Vatican as a year of faith. After years of battering on a host of issues from the sex scandals which visited the American and certain European churches to the almost total repudiation of the Catholic Church’s position on reproductive health, divorce and same-sex marriage, among other [...]


Cardinal Tagle and the Filipino church

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Archbishop of Manila Luis Antonio Tagle, according to late Wednesday reports, is one of six prelates appointed cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in a surprise announcement that, said wire agency reports, sparked fresh concern about the failing health of the pontiff, who seemed physically weak, though his face was animated, at Sunday’s canonization of Pedro Calungsod [...]


Tagle ‘terrified’ by elevation to cardinal

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To be named a cardinal of the Catholic Church is a source of solace and at the same time terrifying, said Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle. “To be called to collaborate with the Pope as a cardinal both consoles and terrifies me. I am consoled by the trust and love that the Pope shows to [...]


Pope names six new cardinals, including Archbishop Tagle

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Pope Benedict XVI surprised pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 24 by announcing he would create six new cardinals, including Archbishop Antonio Tagle of Manila, in late November. The pope said the consistory to create the new cardinals, who come from six countries, would take place Nov. 24, the feast of Christ the King. It [...]


Cardinal Tong gets titular church

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Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong says he hopes that a “sincere dialogue” can be established with the new Chinese Communist Party leadership once the transition takes place in the autumn.


Cardinal Sanchez laid to rest

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JOSE Cardinal Sanchez was peacefully laid to rest Monday at the Cathedral-Shrine of the Good Shepherd in Quezon City.


Tagle or Palma is next cardinal, says Cruz

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FOLLOWING the death of Jose Cardinal Sanchez, either Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle or Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will likely be named a cardinal when Pope Benedict XVI calls for the next consistory, according to a Church official.


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